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West Palm Beach, FL
Students enrolled: 775

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3505 Shenandoah Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

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(561) 615-7700
(561) 615-7756
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June 01, 2015
If your child wants to learn something, not there goals it. Teachers cannot cure the bulling that exists there. Children are aggressive with new ones. Plagiarism is not punished. I repeat the teachers and the principal are care, but the result is not the best.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 10, 2010
im a student at BLMS. this school is the best i learned a lot not to be bully my life haved change since i went to BLMS. the principal, teachers,ap,they the best you learn something new every year. Thank you BLMS you the best.

- submitted by a student

November 27, 2009
I daughter attend this school, and at first I thought that it was pretty stupid, but after a while, i realized that there was a reason for every rule that they have there. It keeps the school in order.

- submitted by a parent

August 28, 2009
This school has improved a lot ive been qoinq there for two years there are great people and great classes i really look forward to each day i go

- submitted by a student
no rating
August 08, 2009
Im a student at BLMS. Ive been going there since 6th grade year and now Im going into the 8th grade. And throughout those 2 going to be 3 years there, I havnt had any issues, and I have learned a lot, and my GPA never went below 3.5 and the teachers there are great, and you learn theres as much as you will in any other school. There may be rumers that its a bad school. But its not. If your saying 'Oh my child went there and didnt learn anything.' ,well thats your childs fault, he or she decided not to learn. It wasnt the teachers faults. The Biotec program they have there is great! and the teachers that are in charge of it are fantastic. The clubs and sports are also great. I never had a thought about transfering. BLMS is a wonderful school and I recomend it.

- submitted by a student
no rating
August 05, 2009
I currently go to blms, and honeestly want to move schools. Theirs way to much violence for me, and i cant take that! i've had phones stolenn serveral times! i deffinatly wouldnt be sending my child to this school if it was an option!!!

- submitted by a student
no rating
January 21, 2009
i am not pleased with the level of safety at this school or the structure in the classes

- submitted by a parent

July 31, 2008
This is an excellent school, though it has had a bad reputation in the past, the school has tremendously improved. I'm a student coming from a school with a higher grade than blms and honestly, I've never been challenged or paid attention to like at blms. I'm going to miss it!

- submitted by a student
no rating
January 30, 2008
This is one of the best schools ever, because the have helpful teachers even though they maybe strict it is to help students pay attention and understand things clearly.

- submitted by a student

September 10, 2007
This is one of the best schools I have been too. Some people think its a bad school, but they don't know. The teachers help you understand better instead of moving on. The transportation after school is incredible, and the activities they have. One of the BEST schools for discipline and misbehavior, they treat you right and help you with different opportunites.

- submitted by a student

April 26, 2007
Even though there are some good teachers, I am pulling him out of BLMS due to the lack of education and structure he receives.

- submitted by a parent

March 04, 2006
Did not like the school at all. Transferred to roosevelt

- submitted by a student

January 12, 2006
My son graduated from BLMS in 2005 and went on to be accepted in a Magnet Program in a High School that had received an 'A' grade. This was all because of his teachers at BLMS. The teachers exposed him and expected nothing but quality work from him. While every school has its own unique problems, BLMS is no different. The difference is my involvement as a parent. I send my child to school to learn and excel in all areas of life in addition to what he is taught and the expectations at home. Learning and achieving begins at home, is developed in school and the community, and ends at home.

- submitted by a parent

January 04, 2006
Not happy at all with teachers performance and treating students the same. Very unfair school towards parents and students.

- submitted by a parent

April 30, 2005
Bear lakes is a very good school. it has a bad reputation but it all depends on the graduating class you get. the teachers are enthusiastic about what they do and all know what they are doing. very good at consequences for out of line behavior.

- submitted by a student

September 14, 2004
I just graduated from Bear Lakes and am now a freshman. I had three of the best years of my life there. The teachers are encouraging. The sports teams are equally leveled out and there are great extra-cirricular activities. I have heard that it has inproved over the year, which is because of the great staff and coaches. I loved it there and I desperately wish I could go back. I would reccomend this school to anybody. I wouldn't have liked any school better.

- submitted by a student

August 26, 2003
If you care about your children, do not send them to this school!

- submitted by a parent

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Bear Lakes Middle School
3505 Shenandoah Road, West Palm Beach, FL  33409
(561) 615-7700
Last modified Bear Lakes Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bear Lakes Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. Top